Texture ribbons

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit Babies explore the world around them using their sense of touch. Babies love the feel of something silky or the softness of a blanket. Young babies often put things into their mouth because their mouths are full of nerve endings and they…

Feely runways

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit This creates tactile pathways on the floor for crawling babies to investigate with their whole bodies. Training video feeley runways from MAD Academy on Vimeo. feeley runways from MAD Academy on Vimeo. Equipment required Range of textured surfaces, e.g: furry throw soft…

Feely bags

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit This activity is designed to develop baby’s sense of touch. A baby learns a great deal about the world around them through touching and being touched, as well as learning where their bodies end and the rest of the world begins! We…

Touchy Feely

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit Massage is beneficial to both baby and parent for all sorts of reasons. Massage can help calm a fractious baby, release tension and also help to strengthen the bond between parent and baby. Touch is a powerful first language between carer and…

Tracking movement

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit Unlike hearing, baby’s sight develops slowly over the first 6 to 8 months of its life. This is not due to eye development, which doesn’t change, but brain development which is responsible for processing everything the eye is seeing. At first a…

Visual bags

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit Unlike hearing, baby’s sight develops slowly over the first 6 to 8 months of its life. This is not due to eye development, which doesn’t change, but brain development which is responsible for processing everything the eye is seeing. At first, young…

Peek a boo boxes

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit This activity is about developing babies’ visual memory. First babies have to be taught to understand that when something can no longer been seen, that it does still exist. This is done with lots of hands on practice and experimentation. Once they…

Kim’s game

Babies Walkers to 2 2s to 3s 3s to 4s Overview and benefit This activity is about developing babies’ visual memory. First babies have to be taught to understand that when something can no longer been seen, that it does still exist. This is done with lots of hands on practice and experimentation. Once they…